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Everyone’s Secretly Cheating Their Way Through Prestige TV

I’m talking to my friend Rob about the hit HBO series Succession. Our conversation has lasted for nearly an hour, and we’ve discussed everything: Kendall…

As Streaming Costs Rise, Torrenting Makes an Unlikely Comeback

On a recent episode of Chapo Trap House, the Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Žižek, known by many for his analysis of contemporary cinema through the…

I Attempted to Make Reading My Brand, but Then ‘El Camino’ Happened

I don’t think I’ve read a book, cover to cover, in more than a decade. Trust me, I know how embarrassing that sounds. In my…

The Great Casts Wasted on Mediocre Movies

When news first hit that Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron had been cast to play Gomez and Morticia Addams, it seemed like a dream come…